Category Archives: IACP

International Association of Chiefs of Police Applauds U.S. President Trump’s Action on Bump Stocks

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) applauds the action taken by U.S. President Donald Trump to ban the sale and use of bump fire stocks and similar devices. The President’s leadership in addressing the threat posed by these … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, IACP, Mass Casualty Attacks, National Security, Officer Safety & Wellness, Policy, Press Release

Statement of IACP President Louis M. Dekmar on Recent Tragedies and the Need for Immediate Action on Firearms Policy

We mourn the loss of the victims of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and pray for those that were injured in this horrific attack. With each mass shooting, the global policing community grieves … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, IACP, Mass Casualty Attacks, Policy, Press Release

Get Your (Art)Work Recognized!

The IACP is holding two exciting contests: a police-community engagement photo contest and a patch design contest to commemorate the association’s 125th anniversary. Police Chief Magazine Photo Contest Coretta Scott King once said, “The greatness of a community is most … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, IACP, Police Chief magazine

Statement by the IACP on the U.S. Department of Justice Decision to Rescind the Cole Memo

Today, the U.S. Department of Justice announced it will be rescinding the Cole Memo and that it will restore discretion to U.S. Attorneys on how they prioritize the investigation and prosecution of violations of federal drug laws involving marijuana. The … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, Drugs & Alcohol, IACP, Policy, Press Release

IACP Celebrates its 125th Anniversary

When Chief Webber Seavey of the Omaha, Nebraska, Police Department met with police chiefs from across the United States in 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, he probably could not have envisioned the endurance of the organization that was created that year. … Continue reading

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IACP Awarded Monumental Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice

Today, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) received a $7 million award from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), U.S. Department of Justice’s Collaborative Reform Initiative for Technical Assistance. This monumental funding opportunity will enable … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Community-Police Relations, IACP, Partnerships, Press Release

Check Out the New Policy Center Documents

When was the last time you reviewed your standards of conduct policy? The IACP Policy Center is pleased to offer new documents on Investigating Sexual Assaults, and Standards of Conduct.* Investigating Sexual Assaults – the updated documents on this topic … Continue reading

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IACP Names Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Europe

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nóirín O’Sullivan, former Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, the Republic of Ireland’s police force, as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Europe. The Director of … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Global Policing, IACP, Jobs, Leadership, Membership, Press Release

Statement of IACP President Donald W. De Lucca on Weekend’s Deadly Attacks

Yet again, this weekend brought devastation, tragedy, and fear to our communities. Our deepest sympathies are with the victims, their families, and the communities of Marseille, France; Edmonton, Canada; and Las Vegas, United States. Whether a knife, vehicle, or gun, … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Crime and Violence, IACP, Leadership, Mass Casualty Attacks, Terrorism

Meet the Leadership Blog Series: Beginning their Law Enforcement Careers at a Young Age

Name: John Letteney Title: Chief of Police Agency: Apex, North Carolina, Police Department Year Joined the IACP: 2005 Reason for Going into Law Enforcement: I was drawn to the profession through my experience as a Law Enforcement Explorer and learned … Continue reading

Posted in IACP, Leadership